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Fiction
Ann Ronald

Heartbroken

Lisa Unger’s latest novel, Heartbroken, reminds me of another one I reviewed for ‘Bookin’with Sunny’ a few months ago. Both Tatiana de Rosnay’s A Secret

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Military History
Ann Ronald

Drift

Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power If you enjoy watching “The Rachel Maddow Show” each evening on MSNBC (and I do), you will relish

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

A Man in Uniform

The back cover describes Kate Taylor’s A Man in Uniform as a “book deeply engaging for readers of mysteries as well as upmarket historical fiction.”

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Baker’s Daughter

The Baker’s Daughter is about as complex a novel as the title seems simple. The daughter is Elsie Schmidt of Garmisch, Germany. The novel’s Prologue

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Hiding Place
British Authors
Ann Ronald

The Hiding Place

THE HIDING PLACE I could review C. J. Tudor’s novel, The Hiding Place, in just four words. Rosemary’s Baby on Steroids. Except that wouldn’t be

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Fiction
Dan Erwine

Mother, Mother

Not since Philip Wylie’s Generation of Vipers in 1942 has there been a more jaundiced portrait of motherhood. Mother, Mother is a novel about a

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Autobiography/Memoir
Neal Ferguson

Taking the Stand

  Taking the Stand: My Life in the Law Despite his occasional demurs, Dershowitz is a celebrity lawyer who relishes the attendant fame, media venues

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Martian

Self-reliant and self-deprecating, innovative and ironic, the intrepid main character of The Martian is stuck alone on Mars. One of six crew members on an

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Accident

Wow! Paragraph after paragraph, page after page, Chris Pavone’s new novel, The Accident, just keeps coming at the reader, not like a runaway freight train

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Business
Ann Ronald

Essentialism

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less Self-improvement books follow a fairly predictable formula. First, the tone must convey can-do enthusiasm. Anyone who reads a particular

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir

THE CHILBURY LADIES’ CHOIR When the Vicar tells the ladies of Chilbury that their church choir must disband because all the tenors and basses have

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History
Neal Ferguson

A Spy Among Friends

A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal Grip this book or your e-reader and turn to page one. Buckle up. Expect turbulence.

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Two Civil War Novels

Two Civil War Novels: I Shall Be Near to You    and    Neverhome Erin Lindsay McCabe and Laird Hunt each envision the American Civil

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Autobiography/Memoir
Ann Ronald

My Life in Middlemarch

My Life in Middlemarch Rebecca Mead pretends to be writing a riff on her own life as it echoes various Middlemarch themes, but in truth

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